Introduction to Wire Weaving Jewellery Techniques
Jewellery Techniques | Experience Day | 1-Day Course
All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.
Wire Weaving is part of the Wireworking family of techniques, historically the most ancient and instinctive way for jewellery to be created, with elements of wire jewellery found in the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs.
This course has been designed to introduce you to the basic methods for twisting, turning and manipulating wire into beautiful woven designs. You’ll discover how the natural strength and flexibility of metal can be used to create beautiful Wire Weave jewellery without the use of solder or adhesive.
With step-by-step tutor guidance learn basic practical techniques for wrapping, twisting and a simple weave technique for creating beautiful stylish jewellery shapes.
Whilst first practising making several samples in copper wire you will learn; how to manipulate the wire, choose wire size make loops, eye pins, jump rings, frames, make a simple clasp, make drop style earring wires and gain confidence holding and using a variety of wireworking tools.
By the end of this relaxing and enjoyable day you’ll use a combination of the techniques learned throughout to create an elegant piece of Jewellery that captures tiny colourful glass beads.
Course notes and information about suppliers of wire, tools and jewellery fittings/findings are provided by the tutor.
A course of particular interest to those who love embroidery techniques such as Soutache Embroidered Jewellery , anyone can learn and no previous jewellery making experience is required to enjoy this day.
Image by kind permission of the tutor Kay N All rights reserved.
Copper wire and Glass beads are provided for your practise.
Silver optional extra | Tutor Carrie only
You may choose to make this piece is Fine Silver rather than copper if you wish, there is a small additional charge to be paid direct to the tutor if Fine Silver is chosen.
Course notes and information about suppliers of wire, tools and jewellery fittings and findings are provided by the tutor.
Image by kind permission of the tutor Carrie M. All rights reserved.
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A basic materials kit is provided as advised per tutor above. Fine Silver is not included however you may request to use this and pay the tutor direct if you select tutor Carrie M.
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